Introduction to Construction

What is special about this course?

This entry level course will provide basic skills in joinery, brickwork, plumbing and painting & decorating as well as employability skills.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements, however, you may be invited to attend an interview.


Content includes:

  • Joinery
  • Brickwork
  • Painting and decorating
  • Plumbing
  • Employability skills


How will I study my course?

    • Face-to-face

    How long will my course last?

    20 Weeks

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date



    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


    Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • NPA Construction (General)  SCQF Level 5
    • Modern Apprenticeship in one of the construction craft programmes
    • Preparation for employment within the construction industry

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    Apply for Introduction to Construction

    Applications for this subject are currently closed.

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.